:: we call peanut butter and jelly sandwiches PGJ’s. Thanks to a 3 year old who didn’t say B.
:: we decorate the kitchen the night before a birthday so that the birthday person wakes up to a celebration.
:: we hang the number of streamers as the age on the birthday family member’s door.
:: we never seem to be caught up on laundry.
:: we constantly are telling little one’s to be careful when shutting doors.
:: we homeschool — in our kitchen.
:: we have science experiments on my kitchen window sill and on the counters.
:: we’ve homeschooled for ten years.
:: we have Nerf basketball hoop on our family room door.
:: we no longer have the basketball.
:: we go through an entire box of Clementine Oranges in one day.
:: yes, one day.
:: we have a rotating chart for kitchen duties.
:: we love art.
:: we have a massive garage sale in the spring.
:: we have to move many many many bikes from the garage and put them on the front porch.
:: we can be goofy. Just slightly. 🙂
:: we have a Keurig coffee maker that has been used every single day since it’s purchase.
:: we have a birthday to celebrate 8 months out of the year.
:: everyone has their own birthday month except for Samuel and Caleb — they share September.
:: Samuel was due in October. If he had been born then we’d all have our own month.
:: we have the kids exchange names for Christmas
:: we forgot to do that this year.
:: we love watching The Food Network
:: we really really really listen to our kids.
:: we believe parenting is a great responsibility — one that must be covered in prayer.
:: we take our kids out for one on one time
:: we garden.
:: okay, I garden, but my family reaps the rewards. Who doesn’t like fresh peas? Or tomatoes?
:: we work together
:: we love being with our children.
:: we love samples at Costco
:: we can easily fill the back of the truck with food for the week.
:: we eat lots of fruit. Remember the Clementines?
:: we go to the lake in the summer with my family. Every year since I was eight.
:: we use big blocks of time at the dentist. Or eye doctor. All done at once!
:: we provide lots of business for medical professionals.
:: we love to play Fruit Ninja on Chloe’s Ipod Touch
:: we, okay that’s me, wishes for an Ipad.
:: yes, my word is content. I’m working on it.
:: we are thankful for Saturdays.
:: we share.
:: we believe that family is a gift.